You probably speak a lot more Tarantino than you know

Thanks to Quentin Tarantino, John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson had plenty of memorable things to say in Pulp Fiction.

Sure, Quentin Tarantino’s movies have great storylines and soundtracks, but around the Weekly offices we like them most for their dialogue—a lot of which has crept into our everyday speech. A few examples …

Off the Menu

“Bacon tastes goood. Pork chops taste gooood.” Almost any dish will do, as long as you draw out the “ooood.”

“Hamburgers! The cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast.” Whenever you spot someone with non-breakfast food in the morning, burgers or otherwise.

“I’m hungry, let’s get a taco.” Best after a graphic description of something, whether or not you intend to get a taco.

Almost Anytime

“Check out the big brain on [name].” Even if the person hasn’t referenced the metric system.

“That’s a bold statement.” Even if the conversation has nothing to do with heroin.

“Your ass used to be beautiful.” Even if you’re not speaking to someone you just killed in a van.

We Dare You

“You shoot me in a dream, you better wake up and apologize.” When you wanna sound as tough as Harvey Keitel.

“It’s the one that says Bad Motherf*cker.” Husband: “Which water’s yours?” Wife: “It’s the one that says Bad Motherf*cker.”

“Bring out the gimp.” Okay, we’re not exactly sure how to work that one into casual conversation.


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